NFL Fever 2004 Goes GoldMicrosoft Game Studios today announced that "NFL Fever 2004" has gone gold and has been released to manufacturing. "NFL Fever 2004" is scheduled to hit store shelves on August 28 in North America for an estimated retail price of $49.99 (U.S.), exclusively for Xbox(tm). Coinciding with this release is the launch of XSNsports.com, which will switch on at 12:01 a.m. that same day. Through XSNsports.com and Xbox Live, "NFL Fever 2004" players can immediately create leagues, organize tournaments, track stats, communicate with other players and more. "NFL Fever 2004 is the first game in our XSN Sports lineup that will revolutionize sports video gaming," said XSN Sports studio manager Kevin Browne. "Forming your own league to play against your friends and create your own legends is what sports gamers have waited for their whole lives. NFL Fever 2004 and XSNsports.com will fulfill that dream this fall." For more information on "NFL Fever 2004," go to www.xbox.com/nflfever2004/. “NFL Fever” is back and better than ever. The third installment of Microsoft Game Studios’ exclusive football title for Xbox, “NFL Fever 2004,” redefines the console football gaming experience. Gamers will be impressed with the features of this latest version of “NFL Fever,” with revamped artificial intelligence (AI) including significant offensive and defensive adjustments, animated NFL coaches roaming the sidelines offering situational analysis, a brand new offensive playbook, totally reworked stadium models and “Read and Lead” advanced passing. From traditional, single and multiplayer gaming to league and tournament play on Xbox Live, “NFL Fever 2004” is taking football gaming to the next level.